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Re: Northwestern 2011 Applicants

Postby Flips88 » Tue May 03, 2011 2:06 pm

splitmuch wrote:
antonin wrote:I am slightly new in the admission process, so I am wondering, when do we receive our financial aid package. I am not talking about scholarships and stuff, but is there not a package where it mentions how many federal loans we get, how many of that we get etc.



I got an email about 10 days after admission. You'll get whatever stafford amounts FAFSA says you qualify for and the rest in PLUS loans (unless you have a history of loan defaulting).

EDITL Also believe you can borrow up to 77 and change this year (yikes that's high)

But that includes some things that many won't need such as $2,000 for a laptop, ~$2500 for health care (though I guess at NU more students will need that since many are over 26), $1,600 for transportation (which includes a year long CTA pass, but probably is meant for trips home for holidays and for students with cars). Those are numbers from last year, but there was over $6000 that could easily be done without. It varies from student to student though obviously

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Re: Northwestern 2011 Applicants

Postby sroot » Thu May 05, 2011 1:33 pm

Acceptance email recieved this morning. Good luck to all of those still waiting.
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Re: Northwestern 2011 Applicants

Postby MillerTime » Thu May 05, 2011 1:35 pm

^^ Congrats!

From NU Twitter just now: "We have some JD Hold decisions going out today!"

I'm guessing that there is a large batch of WLs coming... hopefully not though!

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Re: Northwestern 2011 Applicants

Postby sargell83 » Thu May 05, 2011 10:47 pm

so no movement?

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Re: Northwestern 2011 Applicants

Postby fingersxd » Fri May 06, 2011 12:03 am

sargell83 wrote:so no movement?


I haven't heard back...

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Re: Northwestern 2011 Applicants

Postby MillerTime » Mon May 09, 2011 12:04 pm

This was tweeted by Johann on Friday: "hoping to complete the hold-waitlist transition process next week."

This makes me very pessimistic about the chances for those of us still on hold.

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Re: Northwestern 2011 Applicants

Postby BeachandRun23 » Mon May 09, 2011 9:30 pm

evandm wrote:This was tweeted by Johann on Friday: "hoping to complete the hold-waitlist transition process next week."

This makes me very pessimistic about the chances for those of us still on hold.



sounds promising...

If they were just going to waitlist us, why didn't they do it 3+ months ago?

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Re: Northwestern 2011 Applicants

Postby sold123 » Mon May 09, 2011 9:39 pm

BeachandRun23 wrote:
evandm wrote:This was tweeted by Johann on Friday: "hoping to complete the hold-waitlist transition process next week."

This makes me very pessimistic about the chances for those of us still on hold.



sounds promising...

If they were just going to waitlist us, why didn't they do it 3+ months ago?


I dunno. I'm guessing it's more, waitlist/rejection filtering, rather than waitlist/acceptance filtering.

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Re: Northwestern 2011 Applicants

Postby fingersxd » Mon May 09, 2011 10:19 pm

sold123 wrote:
BeachandRun23 wrote:
evandm wrote:This was tweeted by Johann on Friday: "hoping to complete the hold-waitlist transition process next week."

This makes me very pessimistic about the chances for those of us still on hold.



sounds promising...

If they were just going to waitlist us, why didn't they do it 3+ months ago?


I dunno. I'm guessing it's more, waitlist/rejection filtering, rather than waitlist/acceptance filtering.


so no news would be good news?

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Re: Northwestern 2011 Applicants

Postby sold123 » Mon May 09, 2011 10:33 pm

fingersxd wrote:
sold123 wrote:
BeachandRun23 wrote:
evandm wrote:This was tweeted by Johann on Friday: "hoping to complete the hold-waitlist transition process next week."

This makes me very pessimistic about the chances for those of us still on hold.



sounds promising...

If they were just going to waitlist us, why didn't they do it 3+ months ago?


I dunno. I'm guessing it's more, waitlist/rejection filtering, rather than waitlist/acceptance filtering.


so no news would be good news?


This is all pure conjecture. What I would guess is that they will finish up the holds this week (according to the tweet), and that everyone who is being held will get some form of news. Whether it's a rejection or a waitlist is another matter. I was guessing that most of the acceptances from the hold list have been offered.

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Re: Northwestern 2011 Applicants

Postby MillerTime » Tue May 10, 2011 4:47 pm

From the twitter just now: "We have a small batch of JD Hold decisions going out today!"

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Re: Northwestern 2011 Applicants

Postby splitmuch » Tue May 10, 2011 4:54 pm

evandm wrote:From the twitter just now: "We have a small batch of JD Hold decisions going out today!"

Good luck!

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Re: Northwestern 2011 Applicants

Postby Hannibal » Tue May 10, 2011 6:30 pm

I keep saying those, never see anything in my inbox v_v

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Re: Northwestern 2011 Applicants

Postby bk1 » Tue May 10, 2011 6:31 pm

Hannibal wrote:I keep saying those, never see anything in my inbox v_v


By small batch they probably mean 1 person.

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Re: Northwestern 2011 Applicants

Postby fingersxd » Tue May 10, 2011 6:41 pm

bk1 wrote:
Hannibal wrote:I keep saying those, never see anything in my inbox v_v


By small batch they probably mean 1 person.


Well I can tell you I wasn't that 1 person! ha-ha

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Re: Northwestern 2011 Applicants

Postby RTFM » Tue May 10, 2011 9:52 pm

Those tweets get me so excited, and then I just get sad and disappointed all over again.

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Re: Northwestern 2011 Applicants

Postby sargell83 » Tue May 10, 2011 10:04 pm

RTFM wrote:Those tweets get me so excited, and then I just get sad and disappointed all over again.

+1!

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Re: Northwestern 2011 Applicants

Postby ArghItsBlarg » Wed May 11, 2011 10:22 am

bk1 wrote:
Hannibal wrote:I keep saying those, never see anything in my inbox v_v


By small batch they probably mean 1 person.

Or possibly 4 short people.

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Re: Northwestern 2011 Applicants

Postby Bumi » Wed May 11, 2011 10:46 am

ArghItsBlarg wrote:
bk1 wrote:By small batch they probably mean 1 person.

Or possibly 4 short people.

The class of 2014 thread won't be excited about that. They're looking for six footers with jump shots.

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Re: Northwestern 2011 Applicants

Postby rinkrat19 » Wed May 11, 2011 10:57 am

Bumi wrote:
ArghItsBlarg wrote:
bk1 wrote:By small batch they probably mean 1 person.

Or possibly 4 short people.

The class of 2014 thread won't be excited about that. They're looking for six footers with jump shots.


While I do like a tall man, I loathe basketball.

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Re: Northwestern 2011 Applicants

Postby sargell83 » Wed May 11, 2011 11:08 am

so more hold decisions going out today, according to twitter!

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Re: Northwestern 2011 Applicants

Postby bk1 » Wed May 11, 2011 12:35 pm

sargell83 wrote:so more hold decisions going out today, according to twitter!


Not getting my hopes up.

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Re: Northwestern 2011 Applicants

Postby paulinaporizkova » Wed May 11, 2011 12:36 pm

bk and Hanni, my fingers are crossed for ya!!!!

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Re: Northwestern 2011 Applicants

Postby fingersxd » Wed May 11, 2011 2:29 pm

Bumi wrote:
ArghItsBlarg wrote:
bk1 wrote:By small batch they probably mean 1 person.

Or possibly 4 short people.

The class of 2014 thread won't be excited about that. They're looking for six footers with jump shots.


I've got the jumper, but am just a bit shy of six feet...seems like I can't win!

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Re: Northwestern 2011 Applicants

Postby MillerTime » Wed May 11, 2011 2:33 pm

I'm 6' 2''. I broke my ankle in an intense game of co-ed intramural basketball earlier this year, but I should be good to go in the fall. Put me in coach!




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